Golden Goose is an Italian luxury footwear brand that was founded in 2000 by Alessandro Gallo and Francesca Rinaldo. The brand is known for its distinctive and often deliberately distressed sneakers. Golden Goose sneakers typically feature a worn-in look, with scuff marks, frayed edges, and other intentional signs of wear, giving them a vintage and casual aesthetic.
The brand gained popularity for its unique approach to luxury footwear, offering a blend of high-quality craftsmanship with a touch of urban, street-style influence. Golden Goose sneakers often incorporate a combination of materials, such as leather and suede, and they may include decorative elements like metallic accents or bold color combinations.
In addition to sneakers, Golden Goose has expanded its product range to include other types of footwear, as well as ready-to-wear clothing and accessories. The brand has collaborated with various designers and artists over the years, contributing to its reputation for creativity and innovation.